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Prime Minister’s Office attempts to resolve Etailer complaints about taxes & restrictive policies

By 2020, the ecommerce industry will be raking in the big bucks. A NASSCOM report stated the country’s online shopping segment will take up 2/3rd of the ecommerce market...

Ecommerce taxes a means of short term revenue maximization?

Ecommerce in India is hotter than ever. 80 million consumers will shop online this year according to statistics from ASSOCHAM. On an average a 78% increase in online purchases...

Marketplaces bar sellers non-compliant with GST; a sales dip likely to occur?

To ensure the smooth roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the government deferred TDS and TCS under the tax. This meant that persons selling through ecommerce operators...

GST to bring registration hassles for etailers & small seller depletion?

The goods and services (GST) regime is expected to take root from 1st July 2017, but it appears that the lack of clarity on certain aspects has left etailers...

GST – Major mistake or Big benefit for online retail? Sellers’ take

When the goods and services tax (GST) was first proposed, many in online retail breathed a sigh of relief. The tax reform promised to do away with entry tax...

Are you ready for GST in ecommerce? How should you be prepared?

Since the mention that GST would be replacing certain taxes in Indian retail, online sellers, etailers and industry experts have been wondering how it will affect different players in...

Flipkart to quicken delivery & reduce logistics costs with mapping technology, Flipkart Maps

  Flipkart has had it rough since the start of the year. First the entry tax issues, then came the news of: Mukesh Bansal’s resignation from the Flipkart (and...